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  • Several remain hospitalized following chemical incident at pool

    Several remain hospitalized following chemical incident at pool
    A dozen people, including seven children, were still in the hospital Thursday night, after getting sick at a public pool. Authorities said more than 50 people were hospitalized following a chemical reaction at the Garfield Park Pool on the south side,...
  • 2 held following West Garfield Park police shooting

    2 held following West Garfield Park police shooting
    Police fired one shot this morning at a man who refused to drop a handgun on the West Side. No one was hit but that man and another were placed under arrest. It happened at 10:24 a.m. in the 4200 block of West Jackson Boulevard when a narcotics unit...
  • Indy Parks keeps pool closed after nearly 80 go to the hospital

    Indy Parks keeps pool closed after nearly 80 go to the hospital
    Indianapolis city officials have asked a contractor to investigate what happened at the Garfield Park Pool Thursday afternoon. Nearly 80 people, mostly children, went to the hospital. The Marion County Public Health Department gave Indy Parks...
  • Family Urges Loved One's Killer to Come Forward

    Family Urges Loved One's Killer to Come Forward
    June 23 is the toughest day of the year for the family of Eric Walton. “I want Jesus to walk with me,” Walton’s family sang at his grave site. They sang hymns over Walton’s grave at Garfield Park Cemetery. It's something they'...
  • All children in Garfield Park pool incident released from hospital

    All children in Garfield Park pool incident released from hospital
    All of the children affected by a chemical reaction at the Garfield Park pool last week are out of the hospital. The last four children of dozens that were hospitalized were sent home over the weekend. According to emergency crews, a bad combination...
  • Crews extinguish fires at 2 city apartment buildings

    Crews extinguish fires at 2 city apartment buildings
    Chicago firefighters extinguished blazes at two apartment buildings on the West and North sides this afternoon. Crews were called to a vacant four-story apartment building the 3200 block of West Fulton Street in the East Garfield Park neighborhood...
  • Garfield Park pool to reopen Wednesday

    Garfield Park pool to reopen Wednesday
    Garfield Park pool is expected to reopen Wednesday, according to Indy Parks. The pool had been closed since June 21 after dozens of people were taken to the hospital following a chemical incident. Indy Parks said two inspection reports suggested...
  • Garfield Park Pool reopens following chemical incident

    Garfield Park Pool reopens following chemical incident
    The Garfield Park Aquatic Center on the south side reopened with little fanfare Wednesday. A chemical mixture caused more than 80 people to get sick. Since then, Indy Parks has been investigating what happened, and how to prevent it from happening...
  • Cops: 1 dead, 2 injured in West Side shooting

    Cops: 1 dead, 2 injured in West Side shooting
    One man was killed and a man and woman were injured in a shooting that occurred early Sunday in the East Garfield Park neighborhood, police said. The shooting happened at 12:55 a.m. on the 3100 block of West Van Buren Street, said Chicago Police...
  • 1 dead, 3 injured in West Side shootings

    1 dead, 3 injured in West Side shootings
    A 21-year-old man was fatally shot by someone who jumped out and opened fire on a group of people in the West Garfield Park neighborhood this afternoon, police said. The victim was identified as James Thompson, of the 4300 block of West Gladys Avenue,...
  • 3 dead, 2 wounded in West Side, South Side shootings

    3 dead, 2 wounded in West Side, South Side shootings
    Two people were killed and two others, including a 14-year-old boy, were seriously wounded in a shooting Monday night, just blocks from where a man was fatally shot earlier in the day. In addition, a third person was killed in a separate shooting on...